Kauri’s moderate density, along with its straight and consistent grain give it good workability. Most machining and shaping operations can be performed with a minimum of trouble. Glues and finishes well.
|Texture||Even texture and a moderate natural luster.|
|Grain Pattern||Grain is usually straight.|
|Health Risks||Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with kauri.|
|Color||Pale yellowish white to golden brown heartwood. Sapwood typically same color as heartwood.|